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Treatment and Frequently Asked Questions

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The questions that arrive following a diagnosis may seem overwhelming. Here are some answers from the non-profit After Breast Cancer Diagnosis.

The National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. also has an FAQ section on their website. To access that information, click here.

For more information on a diagnosis and subsequent treatment options, visit these sites as well

National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health: This website provides information about cancer cells, types of breast cancer, tests, stages, treatment, breast cancer reconstruction, nutrition, follow-up care and more. The section regarding treatment is quite in-depth, and provides you with information that will help you understand which treatment option is best for you.

CancerCare.org: This website includes a list of questions for you to ask your doctor in order, as well an explanation of why you should ask those questions.

Cancer.org: This is the American Cancer Society's website, and it includes a wealth of breast cancer knowledge. The site will walk you though what breast cancer is, how it's detected and treated, what to do after a treatment and what's new in breast cancer research.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure:
If you've been diagnosed with breast cancer, this website offers a Breast Cancer 101 interactive tool and an interactive treatment navigational tool. Both tools provide you with the answers to questions you may have.

Other information:

Information for Healthcare Providers How to find support How to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month Homepage

 

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